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Indonesia , Friday 27 April 2018

News Indonesia: Blaze at illegal oil well in Indonesia kills 18, dozens hurt

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-indonesia-fire/fire-at-oil-well-in-indonesias-aceh-kills-10-disaster-agency-idUSKBN1HW06E
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - A fire erupted at an illegal oil well in Indonesia on Wednesday killing least 18 people and injuring 41 as they scrambled to collect oil after the well overflowed, authorities said. Firefighters struggled all day to put ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia's Worst Rout Since 2013 Starts Age-Old Debate

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-27/indonesia-s-worst-stock-rout-since-2013-starts-age-old-debate
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

Indonesia’s worst equity rout in five years has got strategists asking the usual question after a slump: Are stocks cheap enough to buy? For Jahanzeb Naseer, the head of Indonesia research at Credit Suisse Group AG, investors should selectively pick ...

News Indonesia: Jail for top Indonesia politician 'turning point' in war on graft

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/jail-for-top-indonesia-politician-turning-point-in-war-on-graft/ar-AAwpfYS
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

A hefty 15-year prison term for one of Indonesia's top politicians, who allegedly even staged a car crash to evade arrest, could be a turning point in the country's war on corruption, observers say, as anger boils over against powerful figures living above ...

News Indonesia: Deadly Fire Erupts at Illegal Oil Well in Indonesia

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/25/world/asia/indonesia-oil-fire.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A fire erupted at an illegal oil well site in Indonesia’s northernmost province on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people and injuring about 40 others, some of whom were badly burned, the authorities said. The fire broke out around ...

News Indonesia: Viacom Launches Nick Jr. in Indonesia, Touts Mobile "Tipping Point"

News channel or source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/viacom-launches-nick-jr-indonesia-touts-mobile-tipping-point-1105681
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

Viacom International Media Networks president and CEO David Lynn talks strategy at the APOS convention in Bali. Viacom is continuing to pursue an Asian strategy focused on mobile. Its subsidiary Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) is launching the ...

News Indonesia: Directorate General of Water Resources Sets Rawa Pening and Citarum as Pilot Project for Water Conservation Program in Indonesia

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/directorate-general-water-resources-sets-043900908.html
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

Through the National Dialogue of World Water Day 2018, the Government targets to finish 15 lake restorations by 2019. JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In closing the World Water Day 2018 "Nature for Water," Ministry of Public Works ...

News Indonesia: SE Asia Stocks-Indonesia, Vietnam plummet on foreign outflows

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/southeast-asia-stocks/se-asia-stocks-indonesia-vietnam-plummet-on-foreign-outflows-idUSL3N1S34BH
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

* Indonesia falls to lowest close in more than 6 mths * Vietnam falls to lowest close in more than 2 mths * Philippines ends higher, recouping earlier losses By Sumeet Gaikwad April 26 (Reuters) - Indonesian and Vietnam stock markets plunged on Thursday as ...

News Indonesia: Former House Speaker Is Jailed in Indonesia Over $170 Million Fraud

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/indonesian-politician-jailed-in-a-win-for-countrys-graft-buster-1524566478
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia—An Indonesian court sentenced a political power broker to 15 years in prison Tuesday for his role in one of country’s biggest-ever graft scandals, a significant win for the country’s anticorruption agency, which has survived ...

News Indonesia: Corrupt Indonesia politician sentenced to 15 years in prison

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/corrupt-indonesia-politician-gets-15-years-prison/2018/04/24/3c3739e2-478f-11e8-8082-105a446d19b8_story.html
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — An Indonesian court sentenced a politician praised by President Donald Trump to 15 years in prison on Tuesday for his role in the theft of $170 million of public money, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country’s ...

News Indonesia: Indonesia's Traffic Woes

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/04/indonesias-traffic-woes/
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

The security, safety, order, and smoothness of traffic have become a big dilemma in the world’s fourth most populous country. While previously Jakarta was the only city associated with widespread traffic congestion, now other cities — such as Bandung ...